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Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
t-shirt why? >> because chris kluwe is not on the show. >> stephanie: rob reiner is. it was a big day for marriage equality on friday. i need time, jacki schechner. you know i need time. i need to a turn you gay and trick you into marrying me. in the current news center. >> if you warn me, doesn't that ruin the element of surprise? >> stephanie: oh, damn it! [ laughter ] >> stephanie: just my luck. she's not easily tricked either. >> she's a smart one that jacki schechner. >> stephanie: we have a big show. we have rob reiner and the prop ownernities in the prop 8 case. >> it is great news the supreme court will take up the issue. >> stephanie: i thought you meant because you were considering my proposal. whatever. let dee in the news. >> bring me the bling. we'll talk about it. just saying. i can be bought. president obama travels to redford, michigan, today to speak at daimler detroit diesel. the company is expected to announce a $100 million plus investment that would expand u.s. production and
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
do. >>> and good morning, everybody. happy christmas eve. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm brandi hitt, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and an
KRON
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
's this morning. rob black will be coming up at 645. the dow futures point to a lower opening this morning. >> men and women have equal footing in the nation's economic recovery according to the latest numbers from the labor department. the biggest numbers for men have been for vessel jobs in factory work and for women in their biggest gains have been an education and health care. according to house all day the men had a 7.9 percent unemployment rate in november when women had 7.6. if your >> if you're wondering what happened to those as a grim photos were trying a share on twitter you are not alone. twitter says is the gramm has disabled total integration with a social network site. but ostensibly share from as the gramm via a direct link on twitter but the final is not visible on the tweet like before. as the gramm ceo says the company wants to build a bigger web presses by having voters vote users to view photos directly threatens to gramm's site. as the rams acquired earlier this year for $1 million by face by facebook. a cable-tv subscribers may have to read more cable boxes. a federal rule c
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:30am EST
favorite nfl teams. you know rob is watching all the games. we'll see how the season is shaping up. >> willis, how did the giants do yesterday? how did that game turn out? okay. i'm just curious. i don't hear anything today, willis. >> right, right. >> you're just so quiet. so unlike you today. looking angry. >> it's okay, willis, i'm with you. >> always next season, willis. >>> first, a major cleanup in northern california after a weekend blast of wet weather. dozens of flights were cap seld at bay area airports. >> and the area's famous vineyards under water. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:05am EST
is no object, and we know rob can spend a little dough, we have some ideas sure to please. here's abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called simply enough, the christmas book. an annual catalog put out by the high end retailer neimann marcus. inside, you can find fantasy gif gifts, like a $50,000 personal blimp, even a flying car at the bargain price of $3.5 million. >> it's just fun to go through and say i would love to have this, i would love to have that. ♪ it's a hard knock life for us ♪ ♪ it's a hard knock like for us ♪ >> reporter: this year you can buy a walk-on role to the broadway hit "annie." or this -- a real-life jet pack. at a price of roughly $100,000, it will take you 30 feet in the hair at 30 miles an hour. this can guy do twists, turns, barrel rolls and dive bombs. when i tried it, i inched along at five feet above the water. there's a $100,000 hen house. this looks like the french poodle of hens. here the 1% of the poultry world can cluck around in a coup fitted with a living room, modeled on the palace of versailles. is something like this wasted on chickens? is t
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:00pm EST
impossible but the then governor of illinois was mentioned rob flood of which -- the ugly of block a and hit seem to to hem a powerful appointment to which the appointment should make you rich but the plant turned out to have a glitch perhaps the fed said flipped a switch and so much for rob blob of which. in 2012 was a little concerned wonder two candidates were left over to your fans including romney when i did a poem about him yes, he is so slick of speech and garb he reminds us of ken of ken and barbie. quick to shed his regalia he may be lacking genitalia. [laughter] one but we had good candidates for car was concerned there was only one primary in 2008 i had to. we had people like rick perry like john edwards has beautiful hair. and a good time because they say the neath the space beneath the hair is. [inaudible] this book ends with the actual election. since then we have talked like the republicans have lost. i wrote a poem about that called the republican in soul-searching. we're searching our souls and wondering why we got beat so badly our rivals are gloating. is obvious when the c
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am EST
, that he might take rob portman from ohio because ohio is so important. portman was a guy who is a center-right conservative, who might be more broad. i think barack was surprised by the choice. >> do you think portman could have changed the outcome? >> i don't know. there is a lot of reflection on that in romneyland. >> when you were talking about the adjustment that obama felt he had to undergo, and tell me what are the difficult things? >> what is different is the intense relentless scrutiny. remember, most candidates get to begin with very little press or no press in rooms of tender 12. he can -- of 10 or 12. he opened up right on broadway. and all of the reviewers were in the front row on the first day. as he was developing his chops as a presidential candidate, they were already evaluating. if you look at the first four months to five months of the primerica made it was very negative. he was underperforming. he was overrated. in the first stage. >> yes. they were bad. he said at the time, i am not a good candidate, but i will become one. i will learn to become a good himself. >> and
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 8:00am EST
friedman said, we just don't have the time to bone up on the people who are trying to rob us through the x corporation, the people who are trying to rob us through the y union and the people who are getting a subsidy for this and that because we think about it for ten seconds a year, and they think about it all day every day. so there's only one thing that we can do, and that's to cut taxes and slash the size of the government. [applause] because, you know, who knows, who knows if there are confidence men. i don't know. you know, i met mitt romney. i like him very much. i shook his hand. on the other hand, i actually grew up and was born on the south side of chicago where obama claims to come from and was born in hyde park, and i saw that whole substratum -- i see everything through -- of course, they're all confidence men. next question. [laughter] >> we have a question here. >> [inaudible] ross is reopening a revival with al pacino playing a different role. your great and striking plays are rather cynical about american capitalism, and no great problem this. interestingly, harold pinter,
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 2:00pm PST
in washington. let me start tonight with some grave robbing. we're going gown to the dark, cold tomb of the late romney campaign. we're going to excavate the murky truths that were the living heart and mind of the defeated republican effort. going to exhume tonight the guts of the thinking that went on and went so wrong. tonight, we get what we only guessed at, the results of which played out in the numbers of election night. the nasty, anti-immigrant politics, the attitude toward that 47%, the failure to turn out the white male vote, the reason romney picked ryan and the wild prelude to the clipt eastwood performance. tonight on "hardball," the dark arona of what lies now beneath the dirt so we can understand what it looks like, to think and feel your way into a historic disaster. with me are jeff zeleny with "the new york times" and susan milligan who is contributing editor at ""u.s. news & world report."" you laugh, it's not funny. you both attended that harvard institute of policy forum. they just released, we have the audio recordings of that not filmed event. we have a real autopsy of what
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
these are the men that pull the plug a gun in rob told acres on the card seen as bridge. the robbery is happened 10 times as the last year and this past may. investigators say the men committed at least three of these 10. chp officials say police are still investigating the remaining seven cases. high-end women's shoes more worth more than $10,000 were stolen out of a car in san francisco's mission district. l l fax l l. q are handmade and italy and rain jet from 120 to $285. the shoe company in just launched in july and specializes in plus size women's shoes. on monday 50 samples shoes were stolen out of the trunk of the company representatives car near 19th and valencia streets. >> an 18 year-old man is behind bars is morning in redwood city after being arrested in connection with the shooting on highway 1 01. police have been searching for eric valencia bargains since the september 30th shooting. argus is suspected of shooting three people at and dodge charger as they drove south on highway 1 01 near the ralston ave off ramp. they believe they were targeted because of road rage or previous dispu
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
who has guns that they could steal, who doesn't, who they can rob, that is what larry pratt of the gun owner's association is concerned about here. you know, we have to monitor this closely to see if there's a crime wave in that area that takes place as a result of this. >> the information is public. they can get it anyway. seems like wow, it's made easy. >> easier and faster. >> yes, as i say, so many issues in this. freedom of the press and gun ownership and all of that. thank you so much. i appreciate it. if you are a fan of the group queen or maybe you like to watch bizarre video, stick around. sie? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la! omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you ca
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30am EST
-called fiscal cliff by white house economic adviser gene sperling and republican senator rob portman. then we're live with a discussion on the latino vote in the 2012 presidential election and the prospects for changes to immigration policy. and later the senate's back at 2 p.m. eastern for general speeches. later, members resume debate on extending the transaction account guarantee or t.a.g. program that provides unlimited deposit insurance cover coverage a procedural vote on that measure is expected along with a vote on president obama's nominee to be the assistant secretary of housing and urban development. live gavel-to-gavel coverage here on c-span2. >> today the pew center ohses a daylong conference on voters' experiences in the 2012 election. representatives from google, facebook, microsoft and twitter as well as democratic and gop secretaries of state will discuss voter registration and id laws and the long lines that occurred outside some voting precincts. live coverage of the conference begins at 9 a.m. eastern over on c-span3. >> now, white house economic adviser gene sperling and
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
. my grandfather was gunned down in his dry cleaners by two young black kids who tried to rob him. this was in 19701. -- 1970. my grandfather went to reach for a gun. i wrote about this. gun possession, gun laws, what we do about it all? he went to reach for a gun and shot him before he could do anything with it. >> what impact did that have on your family? >> a devastating impact, particularly on my mother. she is the youngest in my family. she was the last person standing. immediate family's side. both my uncles are deceased. my grandfather is dead. my grandmother died about 10 years ago. she is the only one left on her immediate family side. i have written about a couple times. it is a pretty devastating affect on my mother. she is close to my father. she wanted him to be able to live to see his grandkids, her kids. >> you start off talking about your blog. how often do you write it? >> i tried to write once a week. sometimes i am more inspired than other weeks. >> you can write your blog and put your headline on it. >> i can. >> of all you have written over the years, and by t
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
. joining us now is rob deans, how can they get away with this under the kyoto protocol? >> david, there's inescapebly keynesian you and i talking about goal on christmas eve. and the nightmare in china, the biggest polluter on the planet. david: but they're not a part of kyoto, that's the bottom line. >> what china is doing, china recognizes it needs to cut the mercury, corps bohn tarbon out improve efficiency and find alternative fuels, they are he' burning, as you say, 4 billion tons of coal. and you burn two lumps of coal in the world, 1/2 is chinese, you have to do something about that. >> i've got an answer for you. >> okay. >> i've got an answer and it's something you may not like, but it is an answer and it's a hell of a lot cleaner than coal, there are a lot more natural gas reserves in china and we've seen what fracking has done and how much has been plentiful. you may not like it, it's a hell of a lot cleaner than coal, why not encourage it. help them in any way we can to develop their natural gas reserves? >> you know, david, you're right. we are the two largest economies in
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
, right? robbing a bank is a federal offense. they got me on kidnapping, armed robbery. they're going to bury me, man. i don't want to talk to someone who is trying to con me. i don't want to talk to a flunkie pig trying to con me. >> get back there! get over there! get over there, will ya? >> he wants to kill me so bad, he can taste it. >> that was my who's that moment with charles durning. that was when i needed to know his name. i had seen him already several times in small parts in a couple movies, including a few years earlier "the sting" which won an oscar for best picture, but "dog day afternoon" was the first time i saw charles durning's power as an actor unleashed. a few years later a lot of people had that moment with charles durning when they saw him falling in love with dustin hoffman's character in "tootsie." >> you know, i only took two pictures my whole life, my high school graduation and my wedding. my wife was standing next to me. i never said i would want anybody to fill her place. that changed last weekend. >> lester? >> leslie. >> leslie? >> i have to do this now o
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 6:30pm EST
campaign is talking to rob portman on speaker phone, and they are talking about the possibility of having paul ryan going to the podium and sending anybody home until the next morning, saying, "we will let more to say in the morning." and he said do not do that. we will have results, and at that point, the romney campaign decided it probably was in the best interests to wait on the results and not send paul ryan down there. host: winning only north carolina. guest: is absolutely amazing. the obama people woke up on election day realizing they would lose florida narrowly, and they were shocked by their own success in carolina. one thing i did not put in the book, as the campaigns to reach the home stretch, the numbers in florida for the obama folks looked better, and bill clinton of all people demanded from chicago, hey, get me into florida more, and bill clinton did a lot of appearances in florida, and a lot of people think that may have helped turn the tide. host: we have one more caller from illinois. good morning to you. caller: good morning, steve, gentlemen. merry christmas. one thin
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
and behavior? >> well, because it's not, i mean, it's not like a magic spell that robs us of all agency, of all volition, and all complexity. i mean, i think, again, that as a country, we're a little bit to the place now where we can see ourselves electing a black president. on the other hand, as a country, i don't think we're in the place to talk about race at a collective level. if somebody even mentions race or if an article is about race, have you ever read the comments beneath any articles in the newspapers online when folks are talking about race? it's kind of nuts, man. and i think that for me the idea is that we can think about it complexly. we can think that, yes, we've gotten to the place where we can elect obama. but we're also at the place where if anybody mentions race or somebody brings up white supremacy they'll also be attacked. >> by? >> by whoever wakes up that day and reads that article and says, "hey, that really bothers me. and i'm going to write in a comment saying, 'you know what? this isn't about race. this is about class.' or write a comment and say, 'whites are the gre
MSNBC
Dec 18, 2012 2:00pm PST
the question to you about the preparation that romney had. one source said to me that rob portman who was the prep guy for romney, was throwing fastballs high and tight at romney. you talk about somebody who was acting in a certain fashion. i'm told that portman was really tough on romney and offered no quarter at all. >> that wasn't a good prep because the president wasn't that tough. >> not that first debate. exactly. >> let me get your thoughts. what was the biggest gem you found in here, glen? the biggest glen -- gem. >> the biggest glen? no. i was fascinated by the debate stuff. but one thing john and i did in this piece is do this minute by minute ticktock of the election night. and one of the things i found out was the obama team were really ticked off at team romney for taking 70, 80 minutes to wait. valerie jarrett was angry. and jim messina actually had to call matt rhodes, left a message and had to send him a text before romney called. >> that's not fair. i think he conceded in fine time. he did it while we were all there awake. john, quickly. >> two fast things. that is on
MSNBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
the preparation that romney had. one source said to me that rob portman, who is the prep guy for romney was throwing fastballs high and tight at romney. so you talk about someone who would act in a certain fashion to get the candidate prepared for the debate. i'm told that portman was really, really tough on romney, and offered no quarter at all. >> and actually, that wasn't a very good prep because the president wasn't that tough. >> not in that first debate. your thoughts. what was the biggest gem? >> the biggest glenn? no. well, i was fascinated by the debate stuff. but one thing that john and i did in this piece was to sort of do this pretty minute-by-minute tick-tock of election night. because it was just weird the way that went down with the long delay. and one of the things that i found out is the obama team, probably with the exception of obama himself were really ticked off at team romney for taking 70, 80 minutes to wait. valerie jarrett was angry. axlerod was angry. and jim messina had to call matt rhodes, mitt romney's campaign messenger and had to send a text before romney
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
responsibility for the ad. we found out both senator rob portman and paul ryan were against doing that ad. they wanted something though on the bailout. >> portman wanted something. >> something much earlier on but not that ad that played the whole china card. paul ryan wanted to do an ad earlier on framing the issue in janesville, his hometown, where there was a shuttered gm plant. the romney campaign trying to play catch-up at the end of the campaign and address issues that should have been addressed months ago where romney was on the auto bailout. they never wanted to talk about it because there was a thought that's playing into obama's terrain, let's not go there. >> the most interesting thing that i think has not been reported, if you will, there wasn't a lot of in-fighting in romney world. was there not disagreement? did everybody just buy into the stewart way of doing things? >> stewart was a fairly polarizing figure but comparatively to other campaigns, they did get along pretty well. we found out that ed gillespie at the end of the campaign was trying to do more with hispanics and
MSNBC
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
of everything, including the yellow jersey on his back. and governor "rocket" rob blagojevich, sent to a federal lock-up for 14 years for the crime of being a chicago politician. >> i thought about mandela, dr. king, gandhi. >> one of blago's old opponents in the illinois state legislature, republican mike bost, became a web star when he lost his mind in public. >> trying to be released! let my people go! >> meanwhile, down in the florida legislature, there was rigorous debate this year over the meaning of jay-z's song "9 9 problems." >> aren't you sharp as a tack? you a lawyer or something? >> in that song, aren't you sharp as ta tack or something, you should try for a lawyer or something. got you on that. >> nobody cares much about the lyrics of 2012's biggest song. it was all about the horsey dance. just as south korean rapper psi and "gangnam style" approached a billion youtube views, the research on his america-bashing past ended the good times. ♪ gangnam style >> no such problems for carly rae jepsen whose only song was planning a song into the perm hard drive of every american for all e
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 10:00am EST
was more of a consensus in the political committee, that he might take rob portman from ohio because ohio is so important. portman was a guy who is a center-right conservative, who might be more broad. i think barack was surprised by the jurors. what do you think for men could have changed -- surprised by the choice. >> do you think portman could have changed the outcome? >> i don't know. there is a lot of reflection on that in romneyland. >> wh you were talking about the adjustment that obama felt he had to undergo, and tell me what are the difficult things? >> what is different is the intense relentless scrutiny. remember, most candidates get to begin with very little press or no press in rooms of tender 12. he can -- of 10 or 12. he opened up right on broadway. and all of the reviewers were in the front row on the first day. as he was developing his chops as a presidential candidate they were already evaluating. if you look at the first four months to five months of the primerica made it was very negative. he was underperforming. he was overrated. >> there was a lot of critique in the
Current
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
, they break into your cars and homes and they rob you and they commit violent crimes. now if we treated this as a health issue they wouldn't be doing that. you know. if we enabled a way for them to get what they need to manage their addictions, then they wouldn't have to rob and steal from others. to manage that addiction. >> bill: i -- >> i can't tell you how happy i am that you got the reference to the wire. i hope everybody got that because my favorite story line was when bunny opened up hamster dam and he set up an area for people to buy sell used drugs in this one area of baltimore and crime everywhere else plummeted. plummeted. i thought it was a really smart way to show just how bad and how futile that war on drugs can be in a city like baltimore. >> now although that piece of it was fiction it makes a lot of sense! it makes a lot of sense. because think about it. the guns that permeate our communities today, they're tools of the drug trade. that's all they are. because when i first started working undercover in
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
on c-span 3. coming up tonight and campaign to fix the debt. senator rob portman and gene sperling coming up next. that is followed by a discussion on health care costs. afterward, senator max baucus. and on tomorrow morning's "washington journal" peter welch and the latest developments on the fiscal cliff negotiations. josephhat, political'o's schatz. "washington journal" live tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. eastern. >> we have had explosions of knowledge in medicine. we have not coordinated. there are services that we have. they end up having so many cracks that the cracks are harmful to the diseases we are treating. you need to step back and ask, are we hurting people over all on a global level? what are we doing question mark -- what are we doing? now we have reports saying that 30% of everything we do may not be necessary in healthcare. the test we order and the procedures -- this is something that i think for the first time is really being called out as a problem. >> this function in the u.s. industry. dr. marty makary on c-span 2. >> the group campaign to fix the debt -- the for
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
hacking techniques and want to steal money. they asked willie sutton why did you rob the bank? that's where the money is. they want to make the operations scaleable. there millions of dollars at risk. the two ways that they are going to get you is by tricking you into opening up the attachment or clicking that hyper link or what they will do is exploit a security flaw on your computer system. it's important to keep your operating system files up to date and these applications that sit on your desk top. even a free tool that can help you do that if you google software personal inspector with that. it looks on the computer and finds the software that's out of date. >> this is great information. >> it's absolutely free. >> we will put it on the blog because a lot of these folks could be affected if we are talking 30 banks and u.s. financial institutions. thank you so much. we put it on the blog. cnn.com/brooke. >> tragedy in afghanistan when an american is killed when a suicide bomber attacks this area where leon panetta just visited. you see erin burnett and we will get her report com
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 10:00am PST
of the unemployment. greg: senator rob portman, a republican from ohio said that if lawmakers in the white house can get through this fiscal cliff, we will immediately face another fiscal cliff, if you will. the debt ceiling, noting that are dead is not sustainable. so portman does not sound impressed by talk of a small package to get through this initial fiscal cliff. worried about the long-term impact of our unsustainable debt. greg: our markets are taking a little bit of a head. falling on wall street, the market is on track for its fifth consecutive decline. investors feared that the fallout will have a tremendous effect on what is already a fragile economic recovery. stephen moore joins us. when economic growth was comparatively pretty good, this the president said no, now you don't want to raise tax rates because the economy is fragile. gdp is worse now, is that? >> i think almost exactly two years ago, the president said the economy is too fragile to raise taxes on anyone. so what you have essentially was a deal that was put together. remember back in december of 2010 when we were facing a ve
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm EST
, quote, disappointing, and very unfortunate. we'll also hear from ohio republican senator rob portman. >> morning. thank you all for joining us this morning. i am working with the campaign to fix the debt and i'm the president of the committee for responsible federal budget. and i'm really excited to join a phenomenal panel that we have with us today to help the campaign fix the debt which is a large nonpartisan coalition that is focused on helping members of congress come together to put in place a comprehensive debt deal. so i'm very delighted that today is what we have is a diverse and very experienced group of panelists to talk about two major topics. tax reform and health care reform. all in the context of how are we going to work together to put in place a plan that would be able to tackle the nation's fiscal challenges. we'll hear opinions and disagreement and i hope we'll hear a lot of ideas about how to generate different useful reforms to the budget that can help get a big deal put in place. and none of us forget that what's going on in the political system is incredibly cha
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
to remember but i think we stole some of it from you, rob, at the time. >> i was essentially at the time i think haffs the last presidential campaign where one of the candidates talked about government management. then governor bush gave two speeches on management issues, one in nashville and one in philadelphia and they dealt with everything from the number of political appoint tees and the titetols all sorts of kind of more won key management issues and they were around the notion of the c.e.o. business type. in texas we did have the e-texas commission and it was a big initiative where we were looking at how do we become one of the better states around e.-dwovement government and there were a lot of volunteers around. that and so the e.-government. some of the proposals for the fund, the c.i.o., if i recall, rob, you had a study around that so we were stealing good ideas from anywhere and this one was originally yours. so it was really one part of it but it was the notion of can we make the federal government better, faster, sheeper through e-government. and at the time there was a belie
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
for the initiative offered by senator rob portman. lawmakers can adopt a version of the so-called dollar rule to address the 2011 debt ceiling. policymakers could agree at the beginning to cover that here -- year's budget. they could -- adopting some form of this rule would be a good safeguard. i appreciate his comments. isn't this exactly what we did that now everyone is trying to get out of? we have a dollar of spending reductions. 1.2 is already in place. the other is in the sequester. isn't that what we did? if that isn't a good idea, why are you and the others now suggesting it is not a good idea? >> let me say a few things. first, the broad context. we need to get rid of the debt ceiling law. it is agonistic. we need to get rid of it. i suggest that some version of the dollar for dollar rule should be incremented. at least considered. it does not need to be one-for- one. it could be 50%. that is not going forward. my view is that we need to nail down how we can get to fiscal sustainability. get rid of the debt ceiling law. we need some form of budget rule to make sure that some discipli
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am PST
. it means literally robbing peter to pay paul. shifting the money around. so that you can actually keep paying the bills before you hit the ceiling. all in all, i can't remember an end of a year, suzanne, when we've had two so serious issues affecting the u.s. economy all at the same time. >> it is worrisome. i wonder, richard, do we have any sense of how the markets, the global markets, are even reacting to the potential, the possibility that we'd go over the cliff? >> reporter: yes. at the moment, it is quite clear they are holding their nose from the stench of politics, and they are believing that politicians will do the right thing. i was talking to one u.s. congressman today. in fact, you must have talked to senators and congressmen, and everybody says the same thing. in the final analysis, the right thing will be done. both on the cliff and the ceiling. the problem is, a lot of damage can and will be done before it takes place. and there's always the very real risk, as we saw last year, in the ceiling crisis, as we saw with t.a.r.p. three or four years ago when the house didn't pa
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Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
thought all along it would be either rob portman or -- i'm blanking now. who is the other -- pawlenty or portman. >> poor tim pawlenty. >> that's what axelrod thought. when they were talking at the harvard conference, why did he pick him and a lot of it was the personal chemistry. matt rhodes said when he would talk to mitt romney which he did every morning, he said it was like talking to your buddy who just met a girl. he was giddy. newhouse said they got along so well, it was like a bromance. >> bill: no kidding. really? well there you go. maybe he should have followed his head rather than his heart in terms of the pick. >> well, you have to have somebody you work with and at the time, there's nothing wrong with that. it was a political choice. it was somebody who -- >> bill: but it changed the dynamic from the economy to medicare. and paul ryan then mitt romney got on there. we love this debate on medicare. we'll win this debate on medicare. guess what. >> that's why i think what you have -- this is an importa
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